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ERIC Number: EJ999936
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Dec
Pages: 25
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 51
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1609-4913
Investigation of Primary Students' Opinions about Using Performance Assessment in Science and Technology Course with Respect to the Different Variables
Metin, Mustafa
Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, v13 n2 Article 7 Dec 2012
The aim of study is to investigate opinions of primary students about using performance assessment in science and technology course with respect to the different variables. This study was carried out fall semester of 2012 with 1810 students who educated primary schools in three different provinces of northeast in Turkey. Survey methodology was used in this study. Data was gathered with a questionnaire which was developed and provided to reliability and validity by researcher. As a result of this study, it was determined that students have positive opinions about using performance assessment and portfolio in science and technology course. Although it was found significant difference (p less than 0.05) between grade level and all sub-scale of questionnaire, no significant difference were found (p greater than 0.05) between gender and students' opinions about using performance assessment expect POSP sub-scale. In addition to there are significant difference (p less than 0.05) between graduation type of students' mother, fathers and students opinions about using performance assessment in science and technology course. (Contains 12 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey